An Elementary Treatise on Mechanics
1863; with Devonport Dock-Yard Admiralty prize bookplate
Third edition, revised. Hardback, full leather binding with gilt decoration to boards and spine and with contrasting title label to spine. Page edges marbled. 18.5 × 12.5cm, 374pp.
A treatise on forces, friction, gravity, dynamics, motion etc with a few small illustrations but plenty of formula! This copy has an Admiralty prize-bookplate to the front pastedown which states this book was given to George Codd Canter of Devonport Dock-Yard in 1866 for proficiency.
This book is in very good condition with light rubbing to the joints and edges.